Daily Archive: Tuesday, December 6, 2016

6 Dec 2016

Airtel names Sunil Taldar as CEO of DTH business

Bharti Airtel, has appointed Sunil Taldar as CEO & Director – DTH. Sunil will be a member of the Airtel Management Board and report to Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel. He
6 Dec 2016

Big B, Alia win best acting awards at Star Screen Awards

While Pink won four awards at the 22nd Star Screen Awards 2016, including Best Film and Best Actor for Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt won the Best Actress award for Udta Punjab. Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman
6 Dec 2016

Leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev elected Uzbekistan President

Uzbekistan’s leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been declared winner of the country’s presidential election in a landslide victory. Mirziyoyev garnered 88.61% of the vote, according to the head of the Central Election Commission. The official turnout was 87.8%,
6 Dec 2016

B R Ambedkar’s death anniversary observed on 6 December

B R Ambedkar’s death anniversary observed on 6 December. The sixth day of December will be forever etched in the post-Independence era of Indian history as the day that saw the destruction of the Babri Masjid in
6 Dec 2016

France PM Manuel Valls resigns and declares presidential candidacy

France’s prime minister, Manuel Valls, has resigned to declare himself a candidate for the presidency in an attempt to save the Socialist Party from a humiliating exit from elections next spring. Mr Manuel Valls, 54, a reformist,
6 Dec 2016

NITI Aayog to provide Rs 5 lakh per district for encouragement

To encourage each district in the country to take the digitization route without fear, the NITI Aayog will be immediately transferring Rs.5 lakh to every one of them as seed money to kick start this drive. A
6 Dec 2016

Prez Mukherjee to inaugurate 1st ever International Gita Mahotsav

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the first ever International Gita Mahotsav in Kurukshetra, Haryana today. The President will also lay the foundation stone of Krishna circuit on the occasion. In a five day mega event, many spiritual
6 Dec 2016

MMTC to tie-up with SBI to sell govt minted Indian Gold Coin

Public sector company MMTC will tie-up with the State Bank of India (SBI) to sell government-minted Indian Gold Coin, its Chairman and Managing Director Ved Prakash said. The state-run bullion trader, which has already tied up with
6 Dec 2016

Praful Patel appointed as All India Football Federation senior VP

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel has been appointed as a senior vice president of Asian Football Confederation. Patel, who was serving as the vice president of the South East Region for the Asian Football Confederation,
6 Dec 2016

Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana in posthumous tribute

“Conmebol awards the title for the 2016 Copa Sudamericana championship to Chapecoense,” including the $2m in prize money, the confederation said in a statement. The club was enjoying a fairy tale season until the charter plane flying it to
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